A mentally challenged Crowley man missing since Wednesday afternoon was located shortly after 2 p.m. today at an area shop.

Michael Keith Hanks, 24, was found by his father, although no further details are available about his disappearance, said Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Maxine Trahan.

Hanks went missing around 4 p.m. yesterday after walking away from his home in the 9100 block of South LA 13 near Crowley.